17th of May, 2014

The 17th of May, 2014, fell on a Saturday. Day 137 of 2014. Decade: 2010s.

6 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2014.


On This Date

Events that occurred on the 17th of May, 2014:

  • Arsenal win the FA Cup after defeating Hull City 3-2 in Extra Time.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 17th of May, 2014:

  • United States: All of Me - John Legend
  • United Kingdom: Waves - Mr Probz

Movie Box Office

What movie was on top of the box office?

  • The movie "Godzilla" was at the top of the box office on this date.

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 17th of May, 2014.

  • Birdman

    The movie "Birdman" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2014.

  • 2014 in movies.

    Popular movies in 2014 included Transformers: Age of Extinction, Gone Girl, The Equalizer, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Guardians of the Galaxy, Maleficent, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Annabelle, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Interstellar.

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    American actress Jennifer Lawrence is listed as FHM's sexiest woman in 2014.

  • Time Person of the Year 2014

    Health care workers fighting against the spread of Ebola are featured as the Time Person of the Year 2014.

  • 2014 in music.

    Popular music artists in 2014 included Bastille, Passenger, Lorde, Jason Derulo, Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Hozier, Maroon 5 and Bobby Shmurda.

  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me"

    "Stay With Me" by Sam Smith would go on to win a Grammy for 2014's Record of the Year.

  • Eurovision 2014

    The 2014 Eurovision song contest is held in Copenhagen, Denmark. Austria win the contest with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" by Conchita Wurst.


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • This date fell on a weekend.
  • 6 years, 0 months and 9 days have passed since the 17th of May, 2014.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 20 of 2014.
  • Leap Year: 2014 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 17th of May, 2014, will be 6 years of age.
  • People born in 2014 belong to the "Generation Z" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1400281200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 17th of May, 2014:

  • 21st of April, 2014: The Flint water crisis begins when the city switches its water source to the Flint River.
  • 22nd of April, 2014: Football: Manchester United sack David Moyes
  • 27th of April, 2014: Football: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard slips during an important game against Chelsea - allowing Demba Ba to score.
  • 28th of April, 2014: The US places economic sanctions on Russia.
  • 29th of April, 2014: English actor Bob Hoskins passes away.
  • 5th of May, 2014: Football: Crystal Palace dash Liverpool's title chances after scoring three goals in nine minutes
  • 11th of May, 2014: Manchester City win the Premier League after a 2-0 victory over West Ham
  • 12th of May, 2014: Beyonce's sister Solange Knowles attacks her brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator at The Standard Hotel in New York City.
  • 20th of May, 2014: Josh Kaufman wins the sixth season of The Voice.
  • 21st of May, 2014: Caleb Johnson wins the 13th season of American Idol.
  • 23rd of May, 2014: The Isla Vista killings occur when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger goes on a killing spree.
  • 24th of May, 2014: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are married in Florence, Italy.
  • 5th of June, 2014: An Islamic militant group called ISIS begins its attack on Northern Iraq.
  • 12th of June, 2014: The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Brazil.
  • 12th of June, 2014: Football: Cesc Fabregas signs for Chelsea
  • 13th of June, 2014: Chelsea sell defender David Luiz to Paris Saint-Germain for £50 million.
  • 15th of June, 2014: The San Antonio Spurs win the 2014 NBA Finals after they defeat the Miami Heat by 4-1.

Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 17th of May, 2014, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2014 was the year of the Horse (Yang Metal).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 17th of May, 2014 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

Television Shows

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Bones - Crime comedy-drama TV series.
  • Prison Break - TV serial drama about how one man must save his falsely-accused brother from a death sentence.
  • Two and a Half Men - Starring Charlie Sheen.
  • Dora the Explorer - Kid's TV series.

2014 - Kid's TV

Children's and Teen TV shows that would have been airing on this date in 2014.

"Sheriff Callie's Wild West" - "Every Witch Way" - "Paw Patrol" - "Sam & Cat" - "Dog with a Blog" - "Doc McStuffins" - "Lab Rats: Bionic Island" - "Austin & Ally" - "Jessie" - "Jake and the Never Land Pirates" - "Team Umizoomi" - "Glee" - "Phineas and Ferb" - "Curious George" - "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse" - "LazyTown" - "Peppa Pig" - "The Fairly OddParents" - "Dora the Explorer"


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 17th of May:


Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 17th of May:

  • Constitution Day (Norway)

Weather

Weather information for the 17th of May, 2014:

  • Dublin, Ireland: It was 19.8 degrees Celsius. It was a dry day. It was a windy day. It was a sunny day.
  • New York, USA: Temperature: 46.7 degrees Fahrenheit. 8.17 degrees Celsius. Rain fell. Precipitation: 10.92cm.
  • London, England: Temperature: 18 degrees Celsius.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Barack Obama was the President of the United States on the 17th of May, 2014.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 17th of May, 2014 was probably conceived around the 7th of August, 2013. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 17th of May, 2014 is the 24th of February, 2015. (Rough Estimate).

Computer Games

Popular video games that you might have been playing around this time.

  • DayZ - Survival video game.
  • Rust - Survival video game.
  • Dead Rising 3 - Action-adventure video game developed by Capcom Vancouver.
  • Call of Duty: Ghosts - Developed by Infinity Ward.
  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag - The fourth game in the series.
  • Battlefield 4 - Military FPS game.
  • Batman: Arkham Origins - Action game developed by WB Games Montreal.
  • Grand Theft Auto V - The long-awaited fifth game in the series. Starring Michael De Santa, Franklin Clinton and Trevor Philips.
  • ARMA 3 - Military tactical shooter video game.
  • Saints Row IV - Action-adventure game developed by Volition.

17th of May

Events that have occurred on the 17th of May:

  • 17th of May, 1974: 33 people are killed when the UVF detonate four car bombs in Dublin and Monaghan in Ireland.
  • 17th of May, 1974: Football: Bayern Munich win the European Cup after defeating Atletico Madrid 4-0.
  • 17th of May, 1984: Michael Silka kills nine people during a spree shooting in Manley Hot Springs, Alaska.
  • 17th of May, 1990: The World Health Organization removes homosexuality from its list of diseases.
  • 17th of May, 1990: Manchester United win the FA Cup final with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace.
  • 17th of May, 1995: A U.S. Army veteran called Shawn Nelson goes on a tank rampage in San Diego, California
  • 17th of May, 1997: Football: Manchester United star Eric Cantona announces his retirement.
  • 17th of May, 1997: FA Cup Final 1997: Chelsea secure their first major trophy in 26 years after they defeat Middlesbrough 2-0.
  • 17th of May, 2000: The last episode of "Beverly Hills, 90210" is aired.
  • 17th of May, 2002: 2002 Irish general election: Fianna Fail are returned to power after winning 77 seats.
  • 17th of May, 2002: Irish politics: Michael Noonan steps down as leader of Fine Gael.
  • 17th of May, 2003: Arsenal win the FA Cup final after defeating Southampton 1-0.
  • 17th of May, 2006: The 2006 UEFA Champions League Final is held between Barcelona and Arsenal. Barcelona win 2-1.
  • 17th of May, 2008: Portsmouth win the FA Cup final after beating Cardiff City 1-0.
  • 17th of May, 2009: The alpha version of Minecraft is released on the PC.
  • 17th of May, 2011: The video game "L.A. Noire" is released.
  • 17th of May, 2013: It is announced that Jose Mourinho will be leaving Real Madrid.
  • 17th of May, 2015: Rapper Chinx is shot dead in Queens, New York.

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 17th of May, 2014.

  • 2,201 days have passed since this date.
  • 190,166,400 seconds have passed since the 17th of May, 2014.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 221,860,800 times.
  • Since the 17th of May, 2014, earth has travelled approximately 98,125,862,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 31,694,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 16,354,310 steps. That's about 7,269 miles!
  • Since this date, 2,281,997 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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